antimycin A

noun
an·​ti·​my·​cin A | \ ˌan-ti-ˈmī-sᵊn-ˈā How to pronounce antimycin A (audio) \

Definition of antimycin A

: a crystalline antibiotic C28H40N2O9 used especially as a fungicide, insecticide, and miticide

called also antimycin

First Known Use of antimycin A

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antimycin A

anti- + -mycin

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“Antimycin A.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimycin%20A. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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antimycin A

noun
an·​ti·​my·​cin A | \ ˌant-i-ˌmīs-ᵊn-ˈā How to pronounce antimycin A (audio) \

Medical Definition of antimycin A

: a crystalline antibiotic C28H40N2O9 used especially as a fungicide, insecticide, and miticide

called also antimycin

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